Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Chris Briggs
|Subject Overview:||This subject introduces engineering students to the microscopic appearance of cells and tissues and the digital imaging techniques used to display them; the appearance of bone and cartilage, as well as the organisation of dense connective tissues; skeletal muscle structure and function and the effects of training and disuse; the principles of excitable tissues; the structure and function of the human eye and the processes involved in vision; the ear and the mechanism of hearing; physiological limits to exercise performance and the principles of exercise metabolism; the autonomic nervous system; principles of sensory motor control; cardiac mechanics and cardiac biophysics; the principles of nerve injury and repair.|
By the end of this subject students should
|Prescribed Texts:||To be advised by individual lecturers|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Biomedical Engineering |
Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering
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